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Donkey has patches of hair missing. hide underneath appears
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My donkey cannot bear weight on her front leg; she keeps
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do goats with CAE get swollen feet? At least three times a normal size I can give you mo
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my donkeys are losing their hair but it is not normal shedding
my donkeys are losing their hair but it is not normal shedding no scaling or dry patches just hair falling off down to skin… read more
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My 7 year old Tennessee Walker has recently dug a hole that
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I have a pregnant 3-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat who I think
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My pig, about 15 years old, began showing signs of lameness
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been feeding him grain or much hay..front legs trembling
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